Outlook 2017 | Executive Summary
What a difference a year makes. At this time last year, the market had finally recovered from an August swoon that left the S&P 500 more than 10% off its all-time highs, the first 10% correction in more than four years, with the worst still ahead in January and February 2016. Concerns over market risk were dominating the conversation: China (the primary driver of the August 2015 swoon), oil, the soaring U.S. dollar, tightening financial conditions, declining earnings, and the prospective first interest rate hike since before the Great Recession.
Understanding Today’s Financial Environment
At Parks Wealth Management we understand that retired individuals, as well as those preparing for retirement, face unique challenges. We can help take the mystery out of preparing for today and tomorrow. Whether your goal is saving for retirement, college savings, or estate strategy, our personalized service focuses your needs, wants, and financial goals and objectives.
Our professionals have over 55 years of experience in financial services. We can help you address your needs of today and for many years to come. We look forward to working with you through all stages of your life.
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